|Wings and the Child - E. (Edith) Nesbit|
LibriVox recording of Wings and the Child, by E. (Edith) Nesbit. Read by Cori Samuel. "When this book first came to my mind it came as a history and theory of the building of Magic Cities on tables, with bricks and toys and little things such as a child may find and use. But as I kept the thought by me it grew and changed, as thoughts will do, until at last it took shape as an attempt to contribute something, however small and unworthy, to the science of building a magic city in the soul of a ch...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; advice; instruction; children
|Barbara in Brittany - E. A. Gillie|
LibriVox recording of Barbara in Brittany, by E. A. Gillie, read by Sibella Denton Barbara, an English girl and the eldest of her family, spends most days helping her widowed mother care for her younger siblings. Then disaster strikes - or so the children believe! Barbara is taken to France to see Paris by her father's formidable sister, Aunt Anne. She stays on in Brittany to perfect her French. In this series of funny stories about her adventures in France, we meet a cast of recurring character...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; young adult; teen; romance
|Spacehounds of IPC - E. E. "Doc" Smith|
LibriVox recording of Spacehounds of IPC, by E. E. "Doc" Smith. Read by Mark Nelson. When the Inter-Planetary Corporation's (IPC) crack liner “IPV Arcturus” took off on a routine flight to Mars, it turned out to be the beginning of a unexpected and long voyage. There had been too many reports of errors in ship's flight positions from the Check Stations and brilliant physicist Dr. Percival (“Steve”) Stevens is aboard the Arcturus on a fact-finding mission to find out what's really happeni...
Keywords: Audiobook; LibriVox; Science Fiction
Downloads: 17,663 (1 review)
|Subspace Survivors - E. E. Smith|
LibriVox recording of Subspace Survivors, by E. E. Smith. A team of space travelers are caught in a subspace accident which, up to now, no one has ever survived. But some of the survivors of the Procyon are not ordinary travelers. Their psi abilities allow them to see things before they happen. But will it be enough?Smith's story "Subspace Survivors" first appeared in the July 1960 issue of the magazine Astounding...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fantasy; fiction; science fiction
|The Skylark of Space - E. E. Smith|
LibriVox recording of The Skylark of Space, by E. E. Smith. Read by Richard Kilmer. The novel begins with the accidental discovery, in a Government laboratory in Washington D. C., of a form of clean nuclear power. Our hero, Dr. Richard Seaton, uses this power to build first a flying belt and then an interstellar spaceship. He later discovers that the process operates by generation and manipulation of gravity fields...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fantasy; fiction; science fiction
Downloads: 13,730 (1 review)
|Skylark Three - E. E. Smith|
LibriVox recording of Skylark Three, by E. E. Smith. Read by Richard Kilmer. This is a sequel to The Skylark of Space. The novel concerns Richard Seaton and his allies who have encounters with aliens while fighting DuQuesne and the Fenachrone..(Introduction by wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fantasy; fiction; science fiction
|The Skylark of Space (version 2) - E. E. Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby|
LibriVox recording of The Skylark of Space by E. E. Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby. Read by Phil Chenevert. The Skylark of Space is one of the earliest novels of interstellar travel and is considered a classic of pulp science fiction. Originally serialized in 1928 in the magazine Amazing Stories it is often categorized as the first literary space opera, complete with protagonists perfect in mind, body, and spirit, who fight against villains of absolute evil...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; science fiction; space travel
|Triplanetary, First in the Lensman Series - E. E. “Doc” Smith|
LibriVox recording of Triplanetary, first in the Lensman Series by E. E. "Doc" Smith. Read by Phil Chenevert. Triplanetary was first serialized in Amazing Stories in 1934. After the Lensman series became popular, Smith took his Triplanetary story and turned it into the first of the Lensman series, using it as a prequel to give the back story for the protaganists in the Lensmen series. He added 6 new chapters, doubling it in size and it's really a different book from the serialized novel, being p...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; science fiction; sci-fi; eugenics; doc smith
Downloads: 10,023 (2 reviews)
|Dodo Wonders - E. F. Benson|
LibriVox recording of Dodo Wonders, by E.F. Benson. Read by Crowgirl. "Dodo Wonders" is the third and last of the "Dodo" novels by E.F. Benson, author of the "Mapp and Lucia" series as well as numerous stand-alone novels and short stories. Dodo was rumored to be based on Lady Margot Asquith; when questioned about it, Lady Asquith reportedly replied that Benson had taken nothing from her for the character of Dodo "except her drawing-room." "Dodo Wonders" takes Benson's characters, the glittering ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Romance; Fiction; Social Commentary
|Miss Mapp - E. F. Benson|
LibriVox recording of Miss Mapp by E. F. Benson, read by LibriVox volunteers. E. F. Benson's Mapp and Lucia series consists of six novels and three short stories. The novels are: Queen Lucia, Lucia in London, Miss Mapp (including the short story The Male Impersonator), Mapp and Lucia, Lucia's Progress (published as The Worshipful Lucia in the U.S.) and Trouble for Lucia. Most of these works are set in the fictional village of "Tilling", which is based on the village of Rye, Sussex, England...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; novel; Lucia
|Queen Victoria - E. Gordon Browne|
LibriVox recording of Queen Victoria, by E. Gordon Browne. Read by Michele Eaton. This book is about the life of Queen Victoria (1819 to 1901). All nine of her children married into the royal houses of Europe. She became the longest reigning monarch and more. This book is a fascinating read about the woman behind the British Empire. Summary by Michele Eaton For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; biography; history
|Whittington and his Cat - E. L. Blanchard|
LibriVox recording of Whittington and his Cat by E. L. Blanchard (1820 - 1889). Read in English by Cori Samuel; Andy Minter; Jc Guan; mb; Philippa; Anne Cheng; Anna Roberts; Ruth Golding; David Lawrence; Tom; TriciaG; lkku; Lucy Perry; Kim Stich; Phil Chenevert.Whittington and his Cat, or Harlequin Lord Mayor of London was the 26th Grand Comic Christmas Annual, written by E. L. Blanchard for performance at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London in 1875...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; humor; humour; London; music; victorian; musical; pantomime; dick whittington; panto; musical theatre; musical theater
Downloads: 227 (1 review)
|Consequences - E. M. Delafield|
LibriVox recording of Consequences by E. M. Delafield. Read by Caroline Driggs. Set in late Victorian England, “Consequences” follows the life of Alexandra Clare, a girl born into an upper class Catholic London family. Raised from birth for the privileged life of a wife and mother, Alexandra never quite fits in with her or her family’s expectations and fails at seemingly everything she tries – school, the marriage market, family life...
Keywords: librivox; audio; delafield; novel
Downloads: 842 (2 reviews)
|The Machine Stops - E. M. Forster|
LibriVox recording of The Machine Stops, by E. M. Forster. The Machine Stops is a short science fiction story. It describes a world in which almost all humans have lost the ability to live on the surface of the Earth. Each individual lives in isolation in a 'cell', with all bodily and spiritual needs met by the omnipotent, global Machine. Most humans welcome this development, as they are skeptical and fearful of first-hand experience...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; science fiction; e. m. forster; machine stops
Downloads: 26,305 (1 review)
|The Longest Journey - E. M. Forster|
LibriVox recording of The Longest Journey, by E. M. Forster. Read by Julie Pandya and Kehinde. Frederick Elliot is a student at early 20th century Cambridge, a university that seems like paradise to him, amongst bright if cynical companions, when he receives a visit from two friends, an engaged young woman, Agnes Pembroke, and her older brother, Herbert. The Pembrokes are Rickie’s only friends from home...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; E.M. Forster; fiction; orphans; boarding schools; bullying
|A Room With a View (version 2) - E. M. Forster|
LibriVox recording of A Room With a View by E. M. Forster. Read by Elizabeth Klett. The 1908 novel A Room With a View is the story of Lucy Honeychurch, a young English girl traveling to Italy for the first time. While staying in Florence, Lucy meets the unconventional George Emerson, with whom she shares a single passionate kiss, much to the horror of her chaperone, her spinsterish cousin Charlotte...
Keywords: librivox; audio; forster; florence; novel; romance
|The Machine Stops (version 3) - E. M. Forster|
LibriVox recording of The Machine Stops by E. M. Forster. Read by Elizabeth Klett. "The Machine Stops" is a science fiction short story by E. M. Forster. After initial publication in The Oxford and Cambridge Review (November 1909), the story was republished in Forster's The Eternal Moment and Other Stories in 1928. After being voted one of the best novellas up to 1965, it was included that same year in the populist anthology Modern Short Stories...
Keywords: librivox; audio; novella; science fiction; dystopia; forster; machine
Downloads: 4,626 (1 review)
|The Machine Stops - E. M. Forster|
LibriVox recording of The Machine Stops, by E.M. Forster. Read by Jerome Lawsen. Published in 1909, this science fiction short story takes place in a future where mankind, seemingly no longer able to survive on earth's surface, exists in a vast underground civilization known as "The Machine". Each individual lives in an isolated, fully-automated cell-like room, connected to global information and communication systems, but cut off from all direct experience...
Keywords: Science fiction; sci-fi; short stories; literature; Librivox; audiobook; E. M. Forster
Downloads: 15,237 (3 reviews)
|The Mystery of a Turkish Bath - E. M. Gollan (Rita)|
LibriVox recording of The Mystery of a Turkish Bath, by Rita. Read by Darvinia. A group of guests, at an exclusive luxury hotel in Hampshire, are the witnesses of an illustration of occult powers, demonstrated by “the Mystery”, as Mrs. Jefferson named the beautiful stranger who one day appeared in the Turkish Baths of the hotel. The events that follow lead Mrs. Jefferson to question the wisdom of her interest in the occult...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mystery; occult; tragedy; ghost stories
|Five Children and It, by E. Nesbit - E. Nesbit|
Librivox recording of Five Children and It, by E. Nesbit. A children's classic! Read by: Chapter 1: Kara Shallenberg Chapter 2: Hugh McGuire Chapter 3: Gord MacKenzie Chapter 4: Suburbanbanshee Chapter 5: Aaron Benedict Chapter 6: Peter Yearsley Chapter 7: Erica Chapter 8: Kara Shallenberg Chpater 9: Sarah Hadley Chapter 10: Alisha Chapter 11: Kristen McQuillin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please...
Keywords: literature; children; audiobook; librivox
Downloads: 98,839 (1 review)
|Nine Unlikely Tales for Children - E. Nesbit|
LibriVox recording of Nine Unlikely Tales for Children, by E. Nesbit. Read by Cori Samuel. Nine original and, yes, unlikely fairy-tales, which include stories of the arithmetic fairy, the king who became a charming villa-residence and the dreadful automatic nagging machine. All are classic-Nesbit: charming, novel and not afraid to squeeze in a moral or two -- told with proper fairy-tale style. (Summary by Cori) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feed...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobooks; children; fairy tales; nesbit
Downloads: 27,346 (1 review)
|My School Days - E. Nesbit|
LibriVox recording of My School Days, by E. Nesbit. Read by Cori Samuel. A short memoir about the author's school days, serialised in The Girl's Own Paper from October 1896 to September 1897. It includes stories about teachers, fellow pupils, the things that scared her most as a child (and even as an adult) and a vivid account of the best summer of her childhood.Summary by Cori Samuel. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; memoir; nesbit; childhood; children
Downloads: 5,750 (1 review)
|The Enchanted Castle - E. Nesbit|
LibriVox recording of The Enchanted Castle, by E. Nesbit. Read by Peter Eastman. Three children, forced to remain at school during the holidays, go in search of adventure. What they find is a magic castle straight out of a fairy tale, complete with an enchanted princess at the center of a maze. Or is it? The castle turns out to be just a country estate, and the princess is only the housekeeper's niece, playing at dressing up...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; children; fiction; fantasy
Downloads: 102,683 (3 reviews)
|For Dolly, who does not Learn her Lessons - E. Nesbit|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of For Dolly, who does not Learn her Lessons by E. Nesbit. This was the Weekly Poetry project for April 21st, 2013. Edith Nesbit reminds us of the magic - and brevity - of childhood. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; poetry; poem; childhood
|Through the Wood - E. Nesbit|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 19 recordings of Through the Wood by E. Nesbit. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 11th, 2009. M4B format available
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; poem; poetry; love
|The Story of the Treasure Seekers - E. Nesbit|
LibriVox recording of The Story of the Treasure Seekers, by E. Nesbit. Read by Karen Savage. This is the story of the Bastable children and their attempts to help the family finances by searching for treasure. (Summary by Karen Savage) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; children; nesbit
Downloads: 75,871 (7 reviews)
|The Magic City - E. Nesbit|
LibriVox recording of The Magic City, by E. Nesbit. Read by Ruth Golding. Philip and Lucy discover that the city Philip has built using toys, books and household objects, has come alive. This is the account of their incredible adventures in those magical lands, where they meet characters from books and history, mythical beasts, and many other nice (and not so nice) people and creatures. As with all Edith Nesbit's tales, The Magic City has generous helpings of humour, imagination and interesting ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; children; animals; magic; adventure
Downloads: 33,125 (3 reviews)
|Many Voices (selection from) - E. Nesbit|
Read by: David Barnes, Carrie Gillespie, Jim Mowatt, Cori Samuel, Peter Yearsley. E. Nesbit (Edith Bland) was a prodigious 19th century children’s writer who produced over 60 books of fiction for children. This book of poems has many elements which would appeal to children but there’s also some exploration of her feelings of love, lust and longing which your average 10 year old would find downright yucky...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; poetry; nesbit
|Royal Children of English History - E. Nesbit|
LibriVox recording of Royal Children of English History by E. Nesbit. Read by Cori Samuel. From the first chapter: "History is a story, a story of things that happened to real live people in our England years ago; and the things that are happening here and now, and that are put in the newspapers, will be history for little children one of these days. And the people you read about in history were real live people, who were good and bad, and glad and sorry, just as people are now-a-days." E...
Keywords: non-fiction; biography; history; librivox; audiobooks; children
|Railway Children - E. Nesbit|
Librivox recording of Railway Children by E. Nesbit. Read by Karen Savage Edith Nesbit's classic story, in which three children, pulled suddenly from their comfortable suburban life, move to the country with their mother, where they come to know and love the ways of the railways. (Summary by Karen Savage) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; children; trains
Downloads: 199,095 (5 reviews)
|The Magic World - E. Nesbit|
LibriVox recording of The Magic World, by E. Nesbit. Read by Ruth Golding. Talking cats, birds, fish and bells, wicked fairies, uglified princesses - adventure, magic, and more magic. A delightful collection of stories for children of all ages. The Magic World is an influential collection of twelve short stories by E. Nesbit. It was first published in book form in 1912 by Macmillan and Co. Ltd., with illustrations by H...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; children; short stories; animals; magic
Downloads: 23,591 (1 review)
|The Wonderful Garden or The Three C.'s - E. Nesbit|
LibriVox recording of The Wonderful Garden or The Three C.'s (1911), by Edith Nesbit (1858–1924). Read by Ruth Golding Do you believe in magic? Caroline, Charles and Charlotte do, and nothing that happens during their summer holiday at their great uncle's house does anything to diminish that belief. There the Three C.'s find a wonderful garden and some very old books, resulting in escapades which do not necessarily please the grown-ups...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; children; fantasy; adventure; magic; flowers; language of flowers
Downloads: 11,031 (1 review)
|All Round the Year - E. Nesbit and S. Nesbit|
A LibriVox recording of All Round the Year by Edith Nesbit and Saretta Nesbit (aka Caris Brooke), in the public domain. The LibriVox catalog page for this work lists the LibriVox readers. A light and whimsical collection of poems by the celebrated children's author Edith Nesbit, in collaboration with Saretta Nesbit (aka Caris Brooke). (Summary by David Barnes). For more information on LibriVox, or to volunteer, please see: http://librivox.org/M4B format in Grab Bag 05
Keywords: librivox; literature; poetry
|The Train Dogs - E. Pauline Johnson|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 18 recordings of The Train Dogs by E. Pauline Johnson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for February 6th, 2011. Emily Pauline Johnson (Mohawk: Tekahionwake – pronounced: dageh-eeon-wageh, literally: 'double-life')(10 March 1861 – 7 March 1913), commonly known as E. Pauline Johnson or just Pauline Johnson, was a Canadian writer and performer popular in the late 19th century...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; adventure; animals; historical fiction; myths/legends; nature
|The Song My Paddle Sings - E. Pauline Johnson|
Librivox's weekly poetry project for the week of February 5, 2006 offers fourteen versions of The Song My Paddle Sings from the collection Flint and Feather by E. Pauline Johnson. E. Pauline Johnson, also known as Tekahionwake, was born to the Mohawk Chief G.H.M. Johnson (Onwanonsyshon), and his wife, Emily S. Howells, a lady of pure English parentage. Pauline, born and raised in Canada, was a great reader and began writing poetry as a child...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; poetry; native american
|Fire-Flowers - E. Pauline Johnson|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Fire-Flowers by E. Pauline Johnson. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for August 18, 2013. Read in English by Laurie Anne Walden; Lee Ann Howlett; Ruth Golding; David Lawrence; ravenotation; Jason Mills; Diana Majlinger; Jannie Meisberger; Leonard Wilson; Julia Niedermaier; ashleighjane; fshort; WoollyBee; Claudia Salto; Zaineb; Larry Wilson; Gman Fire-Flowers is taken from the book, Flint and Feather: Collected Verse by E...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; poetry; nature
|A Cry From an Indian Wife - E. Pauline Johnson|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of A Cry From an Indian Wife by E. Pauline Johnson. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for January 29, 2012. In 1892 the opportunity of a lifetime came to this young versifier, when Frank Yeigh, the president of the Young Liberals' Club, of Toronto, conceived the idea of having an evening of Canadian literature, at which all available Canadian authors should be guests and read from their own works...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; romance; adventure; history; nature; politics; tragedy; war stories
|The Indian Corn Planter - E. Pauline Johnson|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of The Indian Corn Planter by E. Pauline Johnson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for April 29, 2012. "But in the writings of one poet alone I came upon a new note—the note of the Red Man's Canada. This was the poet that most interested me—Pauline Johnson. I quoted her lovely canoe song "In the Shadows," which will be found in this volume. I at once sat down and wrote a long article, which could have been ten times as long, upon a subject so sug...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; historical fiction; instruction; nature
|The Double Traitor - E. Phillips Oppenheim|
LibriVox recording of The Double Traitor, by E. Phillips Oppenheim. Read by Tom Weiss. It is just prior to the outbreak of World War I. Germany is outwardly preparing for war but the ruling British government is pacifist and disbelieves that Germany has plans to attack any country. In fact, a vast German spy network flourishes in England, often in plain view. Our main character is Francis Norgate, an aspiring British diplomat stationed in Berlin...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; espionage; spy; World War I; adventure
|The Pawns Count - E. Phillips Oppenheim|
LibriVox recording of The Pawns Count by E. Phillips Oppenheim. Read by Tom Weiss "I am for England and England only," John Lutchester, the Englishman, asserted. "I am for Japan and Japan only," Nikasti, the Jap, insisted. "I am for Germany first and America afterwards," Oscar Fischer, the German-American pronounced. "I am for America first, America only, America always," Pamela Van Tale, the American girl, declared...
Keywords: libirvox; audiobooks; adventure; fiction; mystery; Espionage; Spy Story; World War I Fiction
|The Yellow House - E. Phillips Oppenheim|
LibriVox recording of The Yellow House by E. Phillips Oppenheim. Read in English by SharonVicar and his two daughters move to a small, quiet country village and soon learn that their neighbor in the yellow house holds secrets that will change everything they thought to be real in their lives. (Summary by Sharon Kilmer)For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this re...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
|The Cinema Murder - E. Phillips Oppenheim|
LibriVox recording of The Cinema Murder, by E. Phillips Oppenheim. Phillip Romilly is a poor art teacher in London. He finds out that his wealthy cousin Douglas has been seeing his girl friend Beatrice behind his back. He strangles Douglas, throws him in the canal, and assumes his identity. Douglas had booked passage to America for the next day, so after a pleasant sea voyage Phillip arrives at the Waldorf Hotel in New York as Douglas Romilly...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; mystery; cinema; murder; identity
Downloads: 41,767 (2 reviews)
|The Zeppelin's Passenger - E. Phillips Oppenheim|
LibriVox recording of The Zeppelin's Passenger, by E. Phillips Oppenheim. Read by Tom Weiss. The Zeppelin’s Passenger is a tale of German espionage in England during World War I. Dreymarsh is a fictional “backwater” area in England with no apparent military value. The story begins with Dreymarsh residents discovering an observation car from a German zeppelin along with a Homburg hat near Dreymarsh...
Keywords: Spy stories; WWI; fiction; Librivox; audiobook
|The Great Impersonation - E. Phillips Oppenheim|
LibriVox recording of The Great Impersonation, by E. Phillips Oppenheim. Read by Tom Weiss. E. Phillips Oppenheim, an English novelist created well in excess of 100 novels and 30 plus collections of short stories. Most of his tales are thrillers and espionage. The Great Impersonation was written following World War I and is considered by many to be perhaps his best novel. The story focuses on German espionage in England prior to the start of World War I...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; spy stories
|The Great Secret - E. Phillips Oppenheim|
LibriVox recording of The Great Secret by E. Phillips Oppenheim. Read in English by Tom Weiss English gentleman Hardross Courage has a good life. He has all the money he needs, enjoys sports and hunting, manages the family estate, and in general leads a satisfying life. On a trip to London to participate in a cricket match, Hardross is confronted by a man who forces his way into his hotel room imploring him to hide him...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; will add before completion of recording
|An Amiable Charlatan - E. Phillips Oppenheim|
LibriVox recording of An Amiable Charlatan, by E. Phillips Oppenheim. Read by volunteer readers. An Englishman is enjoying his dinner at Stephano's, at which he is a regular diner. A man enters quickly, sits at his table, starts eating his food, and hands him a packet underneath the table! So begins Paul Walmsley's acquaintance - and adventures - with American adventurer Joseph H. Parker and his lovely daughter, Eve...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; fiction; romance; crime; fraud; comedy
Downloads: 2,305 (2 reviews)
|Stepping Heavenward - E. Prentiss|
Stepping Heavenward is the journal of a girl named Katherine Mortimer. Katy meets a young man who she loves & wants to marry but her mother is very much against their plans. But Katy’s life goes on through her marriage & motherhood and many tragedies. Her life is a constant struggle to step heavenward. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: diary; memoirs; prentiss; librivox
Downloads: 20,028 (1 review)
|The Worm Ouroboros - E. R. Eddison|
LibriVox recording of The Worm Ouroboros by E R Eddison. Read by Jason Mills. This classic 1922 fantasy novel brings you to a strange and lovely world where a young lord wrestles King Gorice for his land's freedom, where unscalable mountains can only be conquered by stubbornness and hippogriffs, where the great explorer Lord Gro finds himself continually driven to betrayal, where sweet young women occasionally fall for evil wizards, and where the heroes actually win their hearts' desire...
Keywords: worm; ouroboros; eddison; fantasy; fiction; audio books; librivox
|Der Sandmann - E. T. A. Hoffmann|
LibriVox recording of Der Sandmann by E. T. A. Hoffmann. Read in German by Karlsson Der Student Nathanael glaubt in einem Wetterglashändler namens Coppola einen Mann wieder zu erkennen, der in seiner Kindheit als Advokat Coppelius regelmäßig abends seinen Vater besuchte und mit diesem offenbar alchimistische Experimente machte, bei denen der Vater schließlich bei einer Explosion starb. Dieser Coppelius war für den kleinen Nathanael nur "Der Sandmann" - die Personifizierung einer schaurig-s...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; wahnsinn; kunstmärchen; menschliche maschine; augen; sandmann
|Klein Zaches, genannt Zinnober - E. T. A. Hoffmann|
LibriVox recording of Klein Zaches, genannt Zinnober by E. T. A. Hoffmann. Read in German by Karlsson Der hässliche und dumme Wechselbalg Klein Zaches wird aus Mitleid von der Fee Rosabelverde mit einem Zauber belegt, so dass alle ihn für außergewöhnlich schön und begabt halten und die guten Leistungen anderer stets ihm zugeschrieben werden, die anderen jedoch für seine Frechheiten bestraft werden...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; zauberei; kunstmärchen; feen; karriere; aufklärung; wechselbalg